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Speeding up, as sports climbing makes debut in Tokyo Olympics

Maxim Shemeto, Reuters

Posted at Aug 05 2021 09:28 AM

Sports climbing makes debut in Tokyo Olympics

Laura Rogora of Italy in action during speed qualification for the women’s combined sport climbing event at the Aomio Urban Sports Park in Tokyo Wednesday. Forty athletes — 20 men and 20 women — will compete, as sports climbing makes its debut at the Summer Olympics.